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Ardiya, Kuwait

Contributors: Dhari Buyabes
Ardiya, Kuwait

« The city, however, does not tell its past, but contains it like the lines of a hand, written in the corners of the streets, the gratings of the windows...every segment marked in turn with scratches, indentations, scrolls. »  —Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

Parallel to an angry road of hasty vehicles, lies Ardiya’s mumsha, its walking area. It is where Ardiya’s residents exercise. To the naked eye, the mumsha is a plain route with trees and light poles. Yet when one...

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".عنقريزي بوتيله عساه يموت الليلة"

Kuwaitis did not discover or extract oil. At the time of its discovery, a torrent of experts was imported from the West to deal with this new black gold. However,...

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